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To whom much is given
Your comments about Baroness Burdett-Coutts are right and timely.
In a far-flung Diocese like Adelaide, we are mindful of the fact that the Anglican Church would just have never happened had it not been for her gracious endowment. Would that there were more like her today!
Priest of the Diocese of Adelaide
Adelaide, South Australia, AUSTRALIA
3 May 2010
I was delighted to read your thumbnail sketch of Baroness Burdett-Coutts.
Over my ministry, starting from my time as student pastor during summers in Southern Alberta, I was stationed small communities with tiny Anglican Churches. Almost everywhere there would be at least one item of church furnishing provided by the Baronness, a small square of 13th-century stained glass of the Crucifixion in St Andrew's Chgurch, Warner, a beautiful chalice and paten in St. Saviour's, Foremost, a stone font in St John, Pincher Creek, several large Lectern Bibles in several churches, brass altar crosses and candle sticks, old prayer books with Queen Victoria's Name in the prayers.
Her Ladyship was very committed to the betterment of these little churches.
The Venerable Robert Griffiths
St Benedict's Anglican Church, High River
High River, Alberta, CANADA
4 May 2010
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I would like to use this space to make an appeal to all AO readers:
1. If your Parish does not yet have a website, then please do everything you can to ensure they get one soon. Communication and mutual support are vital for the life, growth and well being of the Church worldwide.
2. If your Parish does have a website, then please make sure it is, inviting, up-to-date, and easily navigable.
3. Those Parishes that have had websites and for one reason or another have lost their link with AO, then please re-connect.
I very much enjoy being able to check up on various places across the globe, that I have visited or where I have friends living.
Good communicating in the Joy of the Risen Lord!
Rose Bay, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA
5 May 2010
This is Canada calling
I was born into a family that has embraced the Anglican faith for close to 100 years now. My grandparents were among the first to become Christians in Okemesi Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. My father was one of the people who built the Ekiti diocese in his life time, and notably in the area of music.
I live in Canada and my church is in the Diocese of Calgary. As a volunteer, I am planning a community radio for the city of 15,000 people — Brooks, where I live — that is Christian-based (interdenominational) and that will be strictly on the internet. We shall play Christian music on our radio, as well as re-broadcast materials that can enrich the lives of people, Christians and non Christians, in our community. It's my hobby to be around broadcasting and the radio.
So far, I have the Christian Reformed Church promising to contribute some resources to our radio project through their media outfit www.reframe-media.com. Does the Anglican church have some sort of media outfit as that? if any, please provide me their link. And I'd like to suggest that some group set up some radio outfit for the Anglican Church worldwide.
Thanks and God bless.
St Alban's Anglican Church
Brooks, Alberta, CANADA
6 May 2010
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